Welcome!

The Estes Park Gun & Archery Club is open to the public serving the greater Estes valley and nearby cities.
Memberships, currently $75, are sold on an annual basis until a 600 member cap is reached. There were
417 paid members for calendar year 2020.

As of July 11, 2021 there are 413 paid members for the calendar year 2021 with a 600 member cap (70%).

With US 34/36 open and many range improvements, the club may reach the membership cap this year.
See the above 'Memberships' link for more information on becoming a member.

Our Facilities

The Outdoor Range, is located in Noel's Draw off of U.S. Highway 34, about 3.5 miles East of the Olympus Dam, on the right just past mile marker 68. The range is open to Members and their guests only or on a scheduled Public Event.

Access is through a combination locked gate. The range offers pistol, rifle and archery venues. Safety protocol and range officer duties are self-managed by members while they use the range. Click here for a Map. Outdoor range rules/instructions are here.

The Indoor Range, is located at the corner of U.S. Highway 36 & Community Drive, next to the Estes Park Dog Park. Click here for a Map. The range has seven, 50 foot shooting lanes.

Shooting is allowed for Archery, Centerfire Pistol, & Rimfire Pistol or Rifle. The Indoor Range is open to Club Members and the public. A daily fee is charged for indoor range use.

The hours for the Indoor Range are listed below:

The Indoor Range is now open with COVID-19 rules

  • Shooting - Thursday Evenings
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Shooting - Friday Evenings
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Shooting - First Tuesday of quarter (Feb, May, Sep, Dec) - Defensive Pistol Skills Review
    5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

CHP Reciprocity

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation maintains a list of states whose CCW permits are recognized by Colorado.

To see which states recognize your Colorado CHP, see USA Carry Maps.

Public Shooting Days - Saturdays

At the Outdoor Range, Saturdays 9 AM to noon until October 30th - Last Day of season

Non-member fee (even if accompanied by a Member) is $5/shooter for each public day.
RSOs are on range during these hours. See Outdoor Range Usage Guidelines below.

Latest Newsletter

July 20212021 July Newsletter click here.

Outdoor Range Cleanup/Work Day

Outdoor Range - Thursday, August 12 from 10 AM to 1 PM

Projects will be

  • Latrine cleanup
  • Brass collection and sorting
  • Repair Target Stands
  • Replace PVC for Target Stands
  • Clear brush/stumps around Targets at new 300 yard Rifle Range.
  • Mowing and weed whacking - Archery range & around tables
  • Cut up discarded plywood at Trap Range
  • Finish painting the new shed
  • RSOs and Members are needed to assist with Public Days

    If you are available to perform RSO or sign-in desk duties for a Public Day from 0900-1200,
    please click a link below and provide your phone number in the mail message.
    Many thanks.

    July 24th
    July 31st
    August 7th
    August 14
    August 21st

    Members (that are not Current RSOs) can work the sign-in table on Public Days
    and receive cleanup day service credit. No one in this club is drawing a paycheck;
    everything that happens is a volunteer effort. Please be part of that effort, thank you.

    Club Volunteers Needed!

    Our club is only as good as members make it. If you have time or ideas, please contact the board by emailing them.
    Some of the many items that need attention include a Cleanup chairperson, Public Shoot Days Coordinator(s),
    and of course, ideas to improve your ranges. Please help if you can.

    2021 New Member forms Now Available

    2021 Membership renewal forms have been mailed.

    Forms for 2021 are available on the "Membership" page (link in left column).

    Indoor Range Re-Opening

    Thursday and Friday evenings starting January 21st.

    Shooting at the Indoor Range on Sundays is suspended until after the last Public Shoot day.

    Outdoor Range Usage Guidelines during COVID-19

    The Outdoor Range is still open. Please bring and use hand sanitizer after
    opening the gate, getting target stands or using the vault toilet.

    See the Larimer County Parks website for the latest county outdoor recommendations.
    In addition, the Colorado Department of Natural Resources website has their
    outdoor recreation guidelines.

    Lost and Found Reminder

    Periodically check the Lost and Found page if you are missing or found an item.

    Outdoor Range Orientation

    New Member Orientation

    After you receive membership confirmation from our membership chairman,
    contact Dave Jiles who will schedule a New Member Orientation at the
    Common Point Outdoor Range, Noels Draw, Highway 34.

    The gate will be opened for your orientation time. Your membership card
    will be given to you at completion of orientation.

    For new member orientation only, contact Dave by either email or
    970-290-6093 to arrange your date/time.

    Range Orientation and Rules

    For new members or any members interested in proper procedures at the
    Common Point Outdoor Range, please read the PDF file Range Orientation and Rules.

    Recreation Sport Shooting Reminders

    from USFS, CPW, Boulder/Larimer/Gilpin/Clear Creek Counties



    Pistol Range with new shooting shelter





    100 yard Rifle Range with new shooting shelters




    Range Shed (target stands & First Aid) New shooting shelters at Rifle Range



    Archery Range



    Noels Draw Road gate provides controlled access to the
    Common Point Range. The gate is open on Public Shooting Days.



    Indoor Range shooting lanes

    More News

    August 15, 2017Gun Club Patches now Available

    These sew-on patches are 2.5" x 1.75" and 3.5" x 2.5".
    Available at Public Shoot days
    or with payment enclosed, number of each desired to:

    Estes Park Gun and Archery Club
    P.O. Box 982
    Estes Park, CO 80517-0982.



    August 14, 2017Please pick up your brass. When finished shooting, please collect your brass
    and deposit in buckets provided. Each year, the club recycles brass which nets over $500 that helps you and your club.

    Latest Approved Board Meeting Minutes

    Board Minutes April 2021

    Range Usage statistics

    2018 Summary of Indoor Range usage.

    2018 Summary of Outdoor Range usage.

    2019 Summary of Indoor Range usage.

    2019 Summary of Outdoor Range usage.

    2020 Summary of Indoor Range usage.

    2020 Summary of Outdoor Range usage.

    Defensive Handgun Skills Review

    The indoor range is reserved on the first Tuesday night of each quarter (Feb, May, Sept, Dec) from 5:15 PM to 6:45 PM
    for a Defensive Handgun Skills Review.

    This is not an "open range" or a class per se, rather it is an instructor-lead skills review and practice
    for those who have had intermediate or advanced pistol training and bring the required equipment.
    For more information contact Jim Boyd at 970-481-4279 or Jim Boyd email.

    2021 Annual Election Results

    January 22, 2021

    President, Andrew Johnson
    1st Vice President, Kurt Pennington
    2nd Vice President, Jay Jacobsmeyer
    Secretary, Mark Watson
    Treasurer, Dana Maxwell
    Board Members:
       Bob Granger

    Board Members: continuing to serve the remainder of their terms:
       David Bruce
       John Lauce
       Doug Miller

    Right To Carry In National Parks

    On February 22, 2010, a new law took effect that applied state firearms laws to national parks and wildlife refuges across America. Click here for more information.



    Latest website update: July 20, 2021

    Club Information

    The Estes Park Gun & Archery Club is an affiliate member of National Rifle Association.

    NRA Membership
    is encouraged but not required of members.